DougDE wrote:I have to listen to the weeknight games on the radio while at work and I just wanted to say that I've really enjoyed when they've had the former players guest commentating. Ben McDonald was on again tonight and he was really enjoyable as were the others, including Eddie Murray, Mike Boddicker, and Brady Anderson. I am no fan of Joe Angel and could take or leave Fred Manfra. I would love it if they would hire any combination of the players listed above as the full time play by play men. Or even just have 1 of them on for all the games. They really added to the radio experience.
Don wrote:I have known Ben for a long time. On a personal level, this guy is Southern style friendly to everyone. The classic Good Old Boy. I wish they allowed him more play by play airtime in the booth, but Gary Thorne is one of the better guys in the buisness and his voice simply takes over.
It was a nice touch this season to see the older Orioles rotate the 3rd man color commentator. I especially took notice that none were true "homers", but fair and honest.
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